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Suances 946 yd from city centre
En primera línea entre las playas de La Concha y de La Ribera, a 30 Km. de Santander, en una de las villas con mas historia...
Costa Esmeralda Suites
Suances 659 yd from city centre
The hotel is situated on the beautiful west coast of Cantabria, 25 kilometres away from Santander in the beautiful fishing...
Mar Azul & Surf
Suances 917 yd from city centre
Situado en pleno centro de Suances, a 30 m de la playa, a 15 minutos de Santillana del Mar, 30 min de Santander y a poco...
Arha Villa De Suances Antiguo Albatros
Suances 1,191 yd from city centre
From Madrid-Burgos by Aguilar de Campoo. To follow the N-611 by Fishery and thence to accede to Suances via Barreda
Gran Hotel Suances
Suances 565 yd from city centre
Located just 400 m from the beach. The unique location makes Hotel Suances be just a few kilometers from the main sights...
Apartamentos Costa Esmeralda
Suances 759 yd from city centre
These elegant apartments are just off the main road across beautiful Suances fishing village and within walking ditance...
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Suances is a pretty marine town on the Cantabria coast of Spain. Close to a fine sandy beach and a tranquil river tributary, it’s an enjoyably quiet destination with ample outdoor excursions and fine restaurants in the vicinity. Take a trip just up the coast to view some of the most majestic seaside panoramas in northern Spain.
Suances offers a great variety of budget-friendly hotel options.
Neighbourhoods of Suances
Explore Suances’s charming coastal neighbourhoods:
- Suances Centro: The town’s central district is tucked away inland and hosts the town’s main shopping, dining and entertainment areas. There are some excellent hill-tip hotels with pretty views of the area, particularly near Atajo de Fuente de Enmedio.
- Puerto de Suances: Suance's’ pretty marina is located just along the river tributary. A beach, Playa de La Riberuca, is nearby, along with a good number of seafood restaurants.
- Playa de La Concha : Many of the town’s best hotels are located here right beside the beach. There’s a pretty parkland area here, Espadañal, as well as coastal trails up to La Roca Blanca and Faro de Punta del Torca de Afuera.
What to see and do in Suances
Suances has a great choice of fine sandy beaches, including the protected bay of Playa la Concha and the wilder, Atlantic-facing beaches of Playa de Los Locos and Playa de Tagle. The viewpoint on Los Locos features the captivating Estatua de Los Vientos, a statue representing man and wind created by Jesús González. You’ll find a wealth of water-based activities and excursions down in the marina too, including kayaking and sailing trips. The waters along the most northerly beaches are perfect for surfing and sunset watching. There are also ample day trips in the vicinity, including to bustling Santander, home to the excellent Centro Botín arts centre and the Península de la Magdalena park, and Santillana del Mar, which houses a spectacular museum and cave complex (Altamira) dedicated to the study of prehistoric cave art. Alternatively, you can head inland to explore Cantabria’s stunning mountains and trails, like Senda de Cares.
What to eat in Suances
Suances has a vibrant food scene with excellent waterfront restaurants and seafood bars. Some specialities of the region include Cocido Montañés (a rich bean stew), Rabas (fried squid rings), Marmita (fish stew) and Maganos Encebollados (marinated squid). There are also world-famous anchovies, cheeses and desserts, including the unctuously creamy Arroz con Leche (rice pudding). Then there's the delicious Quesada pasiega, a cheesecake, and Sobao pasiego, a yeasted sponge cake with lemon.
Typical events and festivals in Suances
Suances hosts a variety of colourful and exciting festivities throughout the year. As with many other coastal towns, Nuestra Señora del Carmen is particularly alluring in July with boat processions and beach parades. In August, the town celebrates Nuestra Señora de las Lindes with concerts and performances. San Juan, San Pedro and El Corpus are also all celebrated in the area throughout June. Another noted local festivity is San Isidiro, an event in May to celebrate the patron saint of farmers with feasts and processions.
How to move around in Suances
Suances is not particularly well served by public transport, with a number of local bus routes and coaches connecting the town with larger cities like Santander. A rental car is recommended to truly explore the area at your own convenience.
The climate in Suances
Suances has a temperate climate with year-round rain. You can expect comfortable summers to reach average highs of 24°C with an average 6 rainy days per month. Winters are fairly mild but can dip to 5°C. They can also be wet with some 12 days of rain a month.
More interesting facts about and sights in Suances
Day trips are a great way to experience the Cantabria coast. To the west, you'll find the easily-accessible Comillas, home to a beautiful beach, Playa Oyambre, and a wealth of colourful architectural sites.